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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
Other common names
Turk's cap lily great American Turk's cap lily
swamp lily Turk's head lily
Lilium are bulbous perennials with erect stems bearing whorled or spirally arranged leaves and terminal racemes or umbels of bowl-shaped, trumpet-shaped, funnel-shaped or turks cap shaped flowers, often fragrant, and white, yellow, orange or red
L. superbum is a vigorous stem-rooting lily with purple-mottled green stems and linear bright green leaves; in late summer and early autumn it produces long racemes of up to 40 pendent turkscap flowers, to 7cm across, with red-flushed orange tepals, green towards the bases and spotted maroon
E United States
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
Time to ultimate height
Grow in neutral to acid well-drained soil enriched with leaf mould or well-rotted organic matter
Propagate by seed, sown, when ripe, in containers in a cold frame or separate offsets after the foliage dies down
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Cut Flowers Flower borders and beds Wall-side Borders
Patio & Container Plants City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Wildflower meadow
Pruning No pruning required
Pests May be attacked by lily beetle, aphids and slugs; plants in pots are susceptible to vine weevil
Grey moulds and a virus may cause problems, see lily diseases
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